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Jennifer Aniston: The Snubbed Tour

January 19, 2015 20:44:22 Posted at January 19, 2015 20:44:22
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Jennifer Aniston was not nominated for an Oscar last week. And there was a junket scheduled right afterwards for her to promote Cake. Like a true professional, she went ahead with her press obligations and did not get the chicken pox. (Oh come on, Brangelunatics. It was the easy, cheap joke.) So now we’ve turned this into the Snubbed Tour. Full Story

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Kate loads up on work

January 19, 2015 14:31:37 Posted at January 19, 2015 14:31:37
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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WENN

Princess Catherine made two public appearances last week and she was right back at it today in London visiting the Family Friends programme at Kensington Academy. By her standards, it’s a heavy workload. As you know, Kate is due in April. And she’s supposedly planning a holiday in February as her mother, Carole, will be celebrating her 60th birthday in Mustique. Full Story

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Julianne forgets Marion

January 16, 2015 15:35:04 Posted at January 16, 2015 15:35:04
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Lester Cohen/ Kevin Winter/ Gregg DeGuire/ David Livingston/ Jason Merritt/ Getty Images

Julianne Moore won Best Actress last night at Critics’ Choice. During her acceptance speech, she listed off the others in her category: Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Felicity Jones, Rosamund Pike… but not Marion Cotillard. Don’t hold it against her. Instead, see it as a result of what we’ve all been assaulted with over the last couple of months: Jennifer Aniston’s Oscar campaigning. Full Story

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Hair up, breasts out

January 16, 2015 13:44:54 Posted at January 16, 2015 13:44:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Kevin Mazur/ Jason Kempin/ Lester Cohen/ Jeff Kravitz/ Getty Images

And not black! So…was this Jennifer Aniston’s “f-ck you” to the Academy? Fresh off her Oscar exclusion, Jennifer Aniston showed up at Critics’ Choice last night in a marsala pantsuit and body chain. A body chain? Sounds about right for a girl who wears toe rings. Full Story

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I see you, JLO

January 15, 2015 20:57:53 Posted at January 15, 2015 20:57:53
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Splash, Pacific Coast News

Jennifer Lopez and her The Boy Next Door co-star Ryan Guzman were on Ryan Seacrest this morning for promotion. Guzman, of course, is also rumoured to be her real life …situation right now. Of course there was no situation when they were shooting the film, shooting scenes with him saying that “I like your mom’s cookies”, and pressing her up against a wall and going down her stomach with his tongue. Full Story

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No Aniston, no Brange

January 15, 2015 14:38:07 Posted at January 15, 2015 14:38:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Frazer Harrison/ Jon Kopaloff/ Steve Granitz/ Getty Images

For Angelina Jolie and Unbroken, the signs were there that it wasn’t happening. It’s been a month of signs. Unbroken did however receive 3 nominations in technical categories. So… it’s something. For Jennifer Aniston… After two months of aggressive – and impressive! – campaigning. Full Story

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Gwyneth, Howard, and Chekhov

January 14, 2015 16:30:00 Posted at January 14, 2015 16:30:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Jose Perez/ Splash

Gwyneth Paltrow was on Howard Stern this morning. She’s promoting Mortdecai. She’s been promoting Mortdecai even though she doesn’t play Mortdecai. Johnny Depp plays Mortdecai. The movie comes out in a week and he’s basically been missing. So, you know, thanks Johnny Depp. Anyway, Howard Stern is tight with Jennifer Aniston. Full Story

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JLO & Ryan Guzman for real or for sale?

January 13, 2015 18:10:36 Posted at January 13, 2015 18:10:36
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Frazer Harrison/ Steve Granitz/ Jeff Vespa/ Rachel Murray/ Getty Images

There were all kinds of reports around the beginning of the year that Jennifer Lopez and Slum Bear Casper Smart had gotten back together as they’d been sighted together several times. She’s denying it, claiming she’s still single. And Page Six Full Story

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The Sexiest Man Alive promotes Blackhat

January 13, 2015 16:52:58 Posted at January 13, 2015 16:52:58
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Splash

Chris Hemsworth was in New York this morning on promotional duty for the upcoming Blackhat, opening this weekend. It’s about cybercrime. That’s a selling feature, considering what’s happened in Hollywood recently. Another selling feature: he’s the current Sexiest Man Alive. Full Story

The Jakey-Taylor story changes

January 13, 2015 15:29:35 Posted at January 13, 2015 15:29:35
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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The last article I posted yesterday was about Taylor Swift on the Golden Globe party circuit and how she and Jake Gyllenhaal ended up at Chateau Marmont at the same time. According to US Weekly, Jakey was on the dance floor and when she saw him there, Taylor came down with the drama Full Story

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Brange pre-Globes

January 9, 2015 21:41:54 Posted at January 9, 2015 21:41:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Frazer Harrison/ Michael Kovac/ Kevin Winter/ Getty Images

It’s been, what?, about a month now since we last saw them on a carpet together, right? Was it the world premiere of Unbroken in Australia? When Unbroken’s Oscar chances looked a lot better? Before the Sony hack, before the chicken pox… Here they are, Angelina Jolie, fresh from meeting the Pope, and Brad Pitt today in LA at the AFI Awards. Full Story

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